Clarendon bed from Birch Lane
Amp up your summer decor with these easy ways to get cottage style right at home.
Canadian summers are perfect for enjoying up at the cottage. No cottage? No problem! Bring the easy, laidback vibe of cottage living to your home with these simple decorating ideas.
Clarendon bed from Birch Lane
This cream-coloured bed is made of metal and would look right at home in a cottage but can also fit right in at home, too! Perfect for a child’s room or a guest bedroom, this bed will easily become the focal point of the space. Clarendon Bed, Birch Lane, $339.
Cotton ticking stripe blanket
Made in Maine, this 100% cotton blanket is perfect for chilly outdoor nights, whether you’re at the cottage or at home. The yarn-dyed stripes add a decidedly summertime feel to these throws and will look good and keep you warm all season long. Cotton Ticking Stripe Blanket, Garnet Hill, $78.
Harborside Slipcovered Swivel Glider
A slipcovered chair will instantly add the air of laidback cottage living to your home. This swivel chair might be a pricey purchase, but it will not only look amazing in your home for years to come but will also keep that cottage vibe in the air year-round, not just in the summertime! Harborside Slipcovered Swivel Glider, Crate and Barrel, $1,099.
Fisherman Pendant Light
Add a nautical or beachy feeling to your cottage style makeover with this fisherman-inspired pendant light. Made of iron and glass, this distinctive piece will add a cozy, warm glow to your home. Perfect for hanging in a front entryway for a welcoming touch. Fisherman Pendant Light, Pottery Barn Kids, $89.
Sawyer Side Chair
The simple, casual and somewhat retro stylings of these chairs make them perfect for achieving a laidback cottage vibe at home. Use them around the kitchen table or simply place them around the house in different rooms to provide additional seating. Sawyer Side Chair, Wayfair, $195.99.
Chenille Jute Basketweave Rug
A jute rug doesn’t just channel a cottage feeling but it’s also a practical addition to high traffic areas in your home, especially those that straddle indoors and out. Long-lasting and tough-wearing, this rug can stand up to lots of wear and tear … and looks good doing it! Chenille Jute Basketweave Rug, Pottery Barn, starting at $129.
Hurricane Candle Holder
Candles are one of the simplest, most inexpensive ways to decorate and paired with stylish hurricane holders, pillar candles become a beautiful centrepiece for your kitchen or living room table. These hurricane candle holders come in varying heights and look great clustered together. Hurricane Candle Holder, West Elm, $24.
Thibaut Wallpaper in Sassafras
This gorgeous wallpaper design offers up a modern twist on a country-inspired pattern. Available in a variety of muted shades of yellows, creams and greens, we love how this wallpaper effortlessly adds an easy elegance to any space. Thibaut Wallpaper in Sassafras, Thibaut, see thibautdesign.com for pricing.